Abdominoplasty Malpractice

Delaware Abdominoplasty Lawyers

Tummy Tuck Malpractice Attorneys Delaware

An abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a cosmetic surgical procedure many people undergo in an effort to make the abdomen more firm. A tummy tuck is usually preceded by losing a significant amount of weight either by surgical means, giving birth or extensive dieting and exercise. A tummy tuck involves removing the excess fat and skin from the abdomen. While this surgery is common in Delaware it can also be done improperly and the patient can end up injured and, in severe cases, cause accidental death. If you, or a loved one, have been injured while undergoing an abdominoplasty in Delaware you may be entitled to benefits and compensation. It is in your best interest to speak with a Delaware Surgical Malpractice Lawyer.

Call the Delaware Surgical Negligence Attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. to discuss your rights. They can be reached at 302-995-6210. You can also click here to email a Delaware Tummy Tuck Malpractice Lawyer at Shelsby & Leoni. They have many years combined experience securing fair and just settlements and verdicts for their clients.

Types of Abdominoplasty

There are 5 types of tummy tucks. All of which, if performed improperly, can inflict serious injury to the patient. Types of tummy tucks are:

  • Complete abdominoplasty
  • Partial abdominoplasty
  • Extended abdominoplasty
  • High lateral abdominoplasty
  • Circumferential abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasties are often done in conjunction with other cosmetic surgical procedures such as liposuction, breast reduction, breast lift and sometimes a hysterectomy.

Risks and Complications Associated with Tummy Tucks

Tummy tucks, like any other type of surgical procedure, can induce injury to the patient if a subpar level of care is not adhered to. Risks and complications can be:

  • Blood clots
  • Thrombosis
  • Cardiac complications
  • Pulmonary complications
  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Scarring
  • Swelling
  • Recurrent looseness of skin
  • Delayed wound healing
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Medication errors
  • Death

If you have suffered any of these, or other complication, please contact a Delaware Abdominoplasty Negligence Attorney at Shelsby & Leoni P.A.

Contact Shelsby & Leoni for a Free Consultation

Recovering from a surgical error can take month or years. In some cases the victim may never fully recover. Let Mr. Shelsby & Mr. Leoni thoroughly analyze your claim to determine the full monetary value by taking into consideration factors such as lost wages, current medical expenses, future medical expenses, pain and suffering.

Their Wilmington, Delaware medical malpractice law office can be reached at 302-995-6210. You can also email a Delaware Surgical Error at Shelsby & Leoni by clicking here. They are former insurance defense attorneys now handling plaintiff’s cases. They will use their experience on both sides of medical malpractice law and get you the benefits you deserve.